Studio Gear True Color Velvety Matte Lipsticks

When I opened up my package from Studio Gear Cosmetics, I was really excited to see all six shades of their new Velvety Matte Lipsticks. The lipstick comes in True Red, True Magenta, True Nude, True Mauve, True Pink, and… Continue Reading

NARS Velvet Shadow Stick in “Aigle Noir”

The two Sephora stores we visit regularly were having a NARS event.   Since I bought some shadow from one of them on the last visit, I made a purchase from the other store this time, which included this shadow stick.… Continue Reading

How-To: Natural No Makeup Look

After Kasey N. posted a pic on social media of herself with no makeup, I was insanely jealous of how gorgeous she was. Having such horrible sinuses, and it being allergy season, my nose is always red, my eyes are… Continue Reading

Can’t Get Excited for Fall? Try a Fall Look!

As I mentioned in another posting, I just cannot get excited for fall.  I know many people are, but not me.  Just can’t get into that mindset!   So, I decided to try a look with some fall colors, hoping this… Continue Reading

Makeup Magic!

  This is what I like love about makeup. I’m not really very girly- always having preferred mud runs to makeup. During my first round of college, though, I was an art major.   In high school, I had a very… Continue Reading

Lipstick Queen Velvet Rope Lipsticks

Lipstick Queen Velvet Rope lipsticks are, without a doubt, my absolute favorite. Ever. These are one of my most guilty pleasures. You can see in the photos how dinged up they’ve gotten- I take them everywhere. But, I assure you,… Continue Reading

It Cosmetics for Ulta Velvet Luxe Soft Focus Sculpting Brush 315

I am addicted to the Velvet Luxe brushes at Ulta. Seriously. The Soft Focus Sculpting brush has a very soft, dense head. It’s not the brush you would want to use for powder, as it is not “floppy” enough. However,… Continue Reading